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​Staying in Departure

My name is Saira Agnue and I work in an airport kiosk in the departure lounge.


I love my first name, Saira. It’s pretty. People might be familiar with that name but my surname is not something that anybody in Trinidad is really accustomed to. It’s kinda “not really”. I don’t know if it’s a French name. I inherited it from my husband. My mother-in-law was Indian and she got it from her parents. We know an Australian who’s an Agnue, so I don’t know if it came from there. My husband has family in Trinidad with the same title but some of them spell it A-g-n-double-o.

I was born in Maraval, grew up in [the built-up, city part of] Curepe and presently live at Arima. I consider myself a Curepe girl. That’s where girl-days were. In Arima, I’m more in the countryside. Which is not what I like. I’m a city girl. I married Anthony Agnue and that is how I ended up in Arima, in the country. We have three children, Antonio, Tanya and Chrissy.
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​Staying in Departure

My name is Saira Agnue and I work in an airport kiosk in the departure lounge.


I love my first name, Saira. It’s pretty. People might be familiar with that name but my surname is not something that anybody in Trinidad is really accustomed to. It’s kinda “not really”. I don’t know if it’s a French name. I inherited it from my husband. My mother-in-law was Indian and she got it from her parents. We know an Australian who’s an Agnue, so I don’t know if it came from there. My husband has family in Trinidad with the same title but some of them spell it A-g-n-double-o.

I was born in Maraval, grew up in [the built-up, city part of] Curepe and presently live at Arima. I consider myself a Curepe girl. That’s where girl-days were. In Arima, I’m more in the countryside. Which is not what I like. I’m a city girl. I married Anthony Agnue and that is how I ended up in Arima, in the country. We have three children, Antonio, Tanya and Chrissy.
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